2 injured after gunfire exchange on Major Deegan Expressway

MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) -- Two people were injured after an exchange of gunfire on a highway in New York City Sunday morning.

Police responded to a report of a shooting just after 5 a.m. on the Major Deegan Expressway near exit 5 in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.

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Police responded to a report of a shooting just after 5 a.m. on the Major Deegan Expressway near exit 5 in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx.



They say a 24-year-old woman was shot in the back and taken to Harlem Hospital in critical condition.

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A 25-year-old man was also shot in the leg and taken to Lincoln Hospital in stable condition.

According to a preliminary investigation, officials say near exit 5 in the southbound lane, a dark SUV began exchanging gunfire with a Mercedes Benz driven by the female victim.



The male victim, who was driving a third car, was not the intended target.

There's no description of a suspect at this time.

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The incident happened at around 4 Saturday morning on Flushing Avenue in Williamsburg.



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